How to call Mayotte (country code +262)

Calling to Mayotte

… to a mobile (cellular) phone or text (sms)

Use the same call sequence.

Mobile phone numbers begin with ‘639’.

When calling a mobile phone user, call to the country where the mobile phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a VoIP phone

Use the same call sequence.

When calling a VoIP phone user, call to the country where the VoIP phone is registered, regardless of where the person being called is currently roaming.

… to a satellite phone

Mayotte does not have a country-specific satellite phone system.

Most satellite phones operate on their own country code – calls to these satellite phones follow their own call sequence.

… sending a fax

Use the same call sequence.

Calling within Mayotte (domestic dialing)

To call within Réunion use the entire ten digit phone number as well as the leading ‘0’. The call sequence is the same as the French domestic call sequence.

Calling to a landline phone

Mayotte landline phone numbers start with ‘269’ as they are active in both country code +262 and France’s numbering system.

0269six digits
trunk prefixarea code for Northeastern France and Indian Ocean Departments and Territoriessignifies Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number

Calling to a mobile phone

Mayotte mobile phone numbers start with ‘639’ as they are active in both country code +262 and France’s numbering system.

0639six digits
trunk prefixarea code for mobile phonessignifies Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number

Mayotte’s phone numbers explained

Number details

Mayotte’s phone numbers are nine digits (ten including a leading ‘0’ that is not dialed when calling from outside the region). The leading ‘0’ is used when Mayotte is called locally or from France or French Overseas Departments and Territories (except for those in the Pacific).

The first three digits designate whether the phone number is a landline (‘269’) or mobile (‘639’) – these numbers exist to make the Mayotte phone system compatible with the French system.

Mobile numbers begin ‘639’.

An example of a phone number in Mayottte

The Hotel Caribou lists its phone number in Mamoudzou as 02 69 61 14 18.

Phone number explanation

The leading ‘0’ is used for domestic calls or calls within France and the French numbering system. It is not dialed for international calls.

26226961 14 18
country code for Mayottearea code for Mayottelocal phone number in Mamoudzou
Local example – calling from another location in Mamoudzou, Mayotte

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the local nine digit phone number.

026961 14 18
trunk prefixdesignates Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number in Mamoudzou
Long distance example – calling from Bandele, Mayotte (on the other side of the country)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the local nine digit phone number.

026961 14 18
trunk prefixdesignates Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number in Mamoudzou
Mobile phone example – calling from a mobile phone (including a foreign mobile roaming in Mayotte)

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the local nine digit phone number.

026961 14 18
trunk prefixdesignates Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number in Mamoudzou
French numbering system – calling from France or a French Department or Territory not in the Pacific

Dial the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the local nine digit phone number. As Mayotte is part of the French Numbering Plan, calls between France and French Departments and Territories (except for those in the Pacific) are dialed the same as domestic French phone numbers.

026961 14 18
trunk prefixdesignates Mayotte in the French numbering systemlocal phone number in Mamoudzou
International example – calling from outside Mayotte

To call from outside Mayotte, dial the exit code of the country the call is dialed from, followed by Mayotte’s country code of ‘262’, followed by the local phone number.

Do not dial any leading ‘0’ listed in the Mayotte phone number.

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exit code of the country the call is dialed fromcountry code for Mayottelocal phone number in Mamoudzoufourthtwo

Calling from Mayotte

’00’ is used as an exit code to dial an international call from Mayotte.

To call France or French Departments and Territories (except for those in the Pacific) dial the call as a domestic French phone number – using the trunk prefix ‘0’, then the nine digit local phone number.

Administrative and regulatory

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